TSA raising fines after finding record guns in carry-ons


              FILE - A sign advises airline travelers not to bring their firearm through the Transportation Security Administration checkpoint on, July 28, 2022, during a media event about traveling with firearms at the Brownsville-South Padre Island International Airport in Brownsville, Texas. The TSA said Friday, Dec. 16, 2022, it is raising the fine for people caught with a gun in their carry-on bag to a maximum fine to $14,950 after intercepting a record number of firearms at security checkpoints this year. Previously it was $13,910. (Denise Cathey/The Brownsville Herald via AP, File)
            
              FILE - A sign warns travelers not to bring guns through the Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at Orlando International Airport in Orlando, Fla, on April 23, 2022. The TSA said Friday, Dec. 16, 2022, it is raising the fine for people caught with a gun in their carry-on bag to a maximum fine to $14,950 after intercepting a record number of firearms at security checkpoints this year. Previously it was $13,910..(AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey, File)
TSA raising fines after finding record guns in carry-ons